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With rebuild officially underway, Orioles begin preparations for 'another good cycle'

With rebuild officially underway, Orioles begin preparations for 'another good cycle'

The Orioles’ rebuild has begun, and the team’s players and staff realize that things are going to start looking a little different now.

The remainder of the season will focus on setting a foundation for the future as the Orioles reach for their “next competitive window,” as Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said.

The Orioles have long fought this moment, entering this season trying to make one more run at the postseason. But everything that made recent Orioles teams successful — top-to-bottom power in the batting order, a seamless defense and an unmeasurable mojo to do the little things that won close games — didn’t show.

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